La Louvière, the fifth most important city in Wallonia, is considered a destination of exception by the EDEN project its efforts in promoting its wonderful cultural highlights.
Among the many reasons to visit the town nicknamed "the wolves city"...
4 museums and 2 UNESCO sites
There are 4 fantastic cultural centres to discover: the Centre de la Gravure, the Centre Daily-bul, the Keramis Centre and the MiLL.
The Centre for Engravings and Prints in La Louvière
The Centre for Engravings and Prints is a place for encounters, creation and research, dedicated solely to contemporary prints...
The Keramis Ceramic Centre
Discover the new Centre Keramis de la Louvière. A museum dedicated to ceramics and earthenware installed on the site of the factory Royal Boch ....
The MiLL - la Louvière's Ianchelevici Museum
Le Mill manages the town of La Louvière's art collection, with over a thousand pieces either on show or archived. Amongst this rich cultural heritage, visitors can discover sculptures and drawings by Romanian artist Idel Ianchelevici's sculptures and drawings.
The two exceptional UNESCO sites are equally sure to fascinate you. Make sure to visit Bois-du-Luc, one of Belgium's oldest coal mines and the amazing boat lifts of the Canal du Centre historique.
Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution
The Bois-du-Luc mining site was one of the main witnesses of the industrial revolution in Wallonia. This extraordinary historical heritage, wonderfully well preserved, is protected by UNESCO.
The hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du Centre
Situated in the province of Hainaut, these 4 hydraulic lifts, built beginning of the XIXth century, are standing monuments to the Belgian Industrial revolution. These timeless masterpieces, listed by UNESCO, can be visited.